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Control Or Access Channel Scanning

Control Or Access Channel Scanning patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

10/09/14 - 20140302845 - Method for performing autonomously search for a cell and a device therefor
The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method and a device for performing autonomously search for a cell in the wireless communication system, the method comprising: receiving configuration information including frequency information; autonomously performing search for a cell in accordance...

10/02/14 - 20140295831 - Background paging monitoring in dual sim wireless communication device
A wireless communication device includes a single baseband processor and RF chain for servicing a first and second SIM. Each of the SIMs connects to a different network, and one may be used for one data type while the other is used for another data type. In order to track...

10/02/14 - 20140295832 - Method and apparatus of performing a discovery procedure
The present invention is directed to a method and an apparatus for use in a wireless communication system. Specifically, the present invention is directed to a method of performing a discovery procedure for a ProSe and an apparatus therefore, in which the method comprises: receiving first resource allocation information for...

10/02/14 - 20140295833 - Systems and methods for selecting a network access system
A system according to some embodiments of the invention includes (1) a component (e.g. ANDSF) that provides a cell selection rule to a UE and (2) a component (e.g. an access node) that provides the UE with information about the load in the cell currently utilized by the UE. This...

10/02/14 - 20140295834 - Method and apparatus for separated connections of uplink and downlink
Provided is a method and an apparatus for uplink and downlink separated connections, wherein a terminal may establish a downlink cell association with a downlink base station, receive an identifier of an uplink base station providing an uplink from the downlink base station to the terminal through an established downlink,...

10/02/14 - 20140295835 - Downlink signaling counter management for multiple subscriber identity devices
A downlink signaling counter management method is disclosed for a communication device adapted to be simultaneously associated with at least two subscriber identities and adapted to simultaneously provide radio receiving capabilities to less than all of the at least two subscriber identities. The method comprises, for each decoding of a...

10/02/14 - 20140295836 - Radio network node, user equipment and methods for enabling access to a radio network
Embodiments herein relate to a method in a radio network node (1) for enabling a user equipment (10) to access a radio communications network. The user equipment (10) is located in an area of the radio communications network. The radio network node (1) retrieves a system signature. The system signature...

09/25/14 - 20140287748 - Method and apparatus for acquiring cell identifier in radio communication system
A method for acquiring a cell identifier by a source cell in a radio communication system is provided. The method includes receiving information about a new cell from a User Equipment (UE) in the source cell, acquiring an Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (EUTRA) Cell Global Identifier (ECGI) of the...

09/25/14 - 20140287749 - Cell type information sharing between neighbor base stations
The present invention relates to a method and arrangement for cell type information sharing between neighbour base stations in a telecommunications system. One embodiment comprises informing a second radio base station serving a second cell and having a neighbour relation with a first cell served by a first base station,...

09/25/14 - 20140287750 - Telecommunications networks
Providing a mobile terminal with system information which enables the terminal to access one of the cells of a cellular telecommunications system includes transmitting from the telecommunications system to all terminals within the cell, including the terminal, a system information indicator that makes available to the terminal system information to...

09/25/14 - 20140287751 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for reducing wi-fi scanning using cellular network to wi-fi access point mapping information
The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for reducing Wi-Fi scanning using cellular network to Wi-Fi access point mapping information. In one exemplary method, a mobile communications device receives Wi-Fi and cellular signals and creates or obtains a database of mappings between Wi-Fi access points...

09/18/14 - 20140274038 - Apparatus and method for performing better plmn search during connected mode drx
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for performing a better PLMN (BPLMN) search during connected mode DRX. In one aspect, a user equipment (UE) detects a trigger to begin a BPLMN search while in connected mode discontinuous reception (CDRX); determines whether it is configured for a manual BPLMN search; determine whether...

09/18/14 - 20140274039 - Adaptive wireless access point discovery
Disclosed are a system, apparatus, and method for adaptive discovery and scanning of wireless access points. In one embodiment, a set of channels can be scanned in a first iteration to discover wireless access points. In one embodiment, a discovery profile based on the discovered wireless access points can be...

09/18/14 - 20140274040 - Method and apparatus for performing scan operations
Various methods, apparatuses and/or articles of manufacture are provided which may be implemented for use by a mobile device to alter a scan operation. Various methods, apparatuses and/or articles of manufacture are provided which may be implemented for use by one or more electronic devices to determine one or more...

09/18/14 - 20140274041 - Using motion to improve local wireless network connectivity
The disclosure is directed to using motion to improve local wireless network connectivity. An aspect determines whether or not a motion state of a mobile device has changed and, if the motion state has changed, determines whether or not to trigger a scan for a local wireless network....

09/18/14 - 20140274042 - Using motion to optimize place of relevance operations
The disclosure is directed to using a change in motion to improve place of relevance (PoR) detection. An aspect determines whether or not a motion state of a mobile device has changed to a new motion state, determines whether or not to trigger the mobile device to scan for available...

09/18/14 - 20140274043 - Access point selection for assistance data generation
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses selecting access points and generating assistance data for access points is provided. In one embodiment a plurality of access points in a first area are identified, a location assistance quality value with each access point of the plurality of access points is associated with...

09/18/14 - 20140274044 - Using motion to improve local wireless network connectivity
The disclosure is directed to using motion to reduce unnecessary scans for local wireless networks. An aspect determines whether or not a motion state change event of a user device indicates a change from a moving motion state to a stationary motion state, and if the motion state change event...

09/18/14 - 20140274045 - Method, device, and system for processing closed subscriber group subscription data request
The present invention relates to a method, a device, and a system for processing a request for closed subscriber group subscription data. A closed subscriber group subscriber server receives a request sent by a mobility management network element. The request includes an identifier of the mobility management network element and...

09/11/14 - 20140256316 - Method and electronic device for network search
A method and an electronic device for network search. The network search method in an electronic device includes scanning a frequency band corresponding to a first communication system to search for a first Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN); when discovering a second PLMN as a result of the scanning, determining...

09/11/14 - 20140256317 - Method, apparatus, and system for discovering wireless access point
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, a device, and a system for discovering a wireless access point AP, so as to achieve a purpose of rapidly discovering an available wireless access point and saving electricity of a mobile terminal STA. A base station controller BSC receives a request...

09/04/14 - 20140248873 - Sensor, a mobile user terminal and a method of a sensor sensing a mobile user terminal
A method is provided of a sensor sensing a mobile user terminal for cellular radio telecommunications, the user terminal being associated with any one of a plurality of networks, each network having a distinct carrier frequency band for radio signals. The method comprises: broadcasting a common signal at each of...

09/04/14 - 20140248874 - Methods and apparatus for radio resource control
Improved systems and techniques for controlling access to network resources. A base station broadcasts extended access barring (EAB) and access class barring (ACB) information. Upon a determination by a user equipment that the user equipment requires service from the base station, the user equipment determines its EAB category and call...

08/28/14 - 20140242981 - White space utilization
The concepts relate to radio white space utilization. One example can obtain information about a location of a device. The example can access a white space database to obtain radio white space frequencies relative to the location. This example can also perform active scanning of at least some of the...

08/28/14 - 20140242982 - Measurement reporting to avoid strong interference
A measurement reporting method to avoid strong interference includes measuring all cells on a neighbor frequency indicated by a network on a neighbor list. A first and second set of cells are identified. The identified first set of cells are from the neighbor list and have a first signal strength...

08/28/14 - 20140242983 - Heterogeneous device management in machine to machine area network
The present disclosure is related to managing heterogeneous M2M devices in a machine to machine (M2M) area network. Particularly, the present disclosure relates to supporting heterogeneous M2M devices (i.e., M2M devices not being supported in an M2M gateway) by employing a variety of network interfaces of other M2M devices in...

08/28/14 - 20140242984 - Single-radio device supporting coexistence between multiple radio access technologies
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communication circuitry. The wireless communication circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry coupled to antennas. An electronic device may include a baseband processor and other storage and processing circuitry that implements protocol stacks for handling multiple radio access technologies. The storage and processing...

08/28/14 - 20140242985 - Active scanning in wireless network
This document discloses a solution for preparing for a connection establishment in a wireless network. According to an aspect, transmission of a request message from the wireless apparatus is carried out on a channel. Thereafter, a response message is acquired on said channel as a response to the request message,...

08/21/14 - 20140235237 - Method and apparatus of searching for operator network in a multi-radio access technology environment
A method and apparatus of searching for an operator network in a multi-Radio Access Technology (RAT) environment are provided. The method, calculating a length of a sleep interval to perform background Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) searching, comparing the length of the sleep interval with a predetermined reference parameter, if...

08/21/14 - 20140235238 - Multi-network terminal-proximity discovery using joint spectrum
A first mobile communication device is communicatively connected to a first network for receiving a first communication service in a first geographic area and in a first frequency-band. A second mobile communication device is communicatively connected to a second network, different from the first network, for receiving a second communication...

08/14/14 - 20140228020 - Communications device, a memory circuit, a method for indicating a deletion of information indicating a presence of a radio cell, and a method for deleting information indicating a presence of a radio cell
A communications device may include: a determining circuit configured to determine whether information is outdated, wherein the information indicates a presence of a radio cell; and a controller configured to generate a delete instruction in case the determining circuit determines that the information is outdated, wherein the delete instruction may...

08/07/14 - 20140220970 - Device-anchor base station selection and detection
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing efficient and reliable communication for wireless devices, e.g., machine type communication devices, in a cellular communications network. In one embodiment, a node of a cellular communications network is configured to select a device-anchor base station for a wireless device from candidate device-anchor base...

07/31/14 - 20140213248 - Mobile device and method of scanning for channels
A mobile device used for channel scanning includes a channel management module, a positioning module, a matching module, and a scanning module. The channel management module is used to establish a channel list. The channel list includes position data and corresponding channel information. The positioning module acquires real-time position data...

07/31/14 - 20140213249 - Method and apparatus for determining base stations providing cooperative communication to a mobile station in a communication system
A method of determining member Base Stations (BSs) providing cooperative communication to a Mobile Station (MS) in a communication system. The method includes when a candidate list of the member BSs generated using at least one of strengths of signals received from adjacent BSs and cell loading state information of...

07/31/14 - 20140213250 - Method and apparatus for device to device communication
A method and apparatus for performing a device-to-device (D2D) communication by a user equipment and supporting D2D communication by a communication entity. The D2D communication method may include: acquiring ProSe ID of the UE or the UE's user, which is used in the D2D communication; generating an expression by using...

07/24/14 - 20140206348 - Network assisted device-to-device discovery for peer-to-peer applications
The techniques introduced here provide for network assisted device-to-device communication for peer-to-peer applications. The techniques include registering a user's peer-to-peer application identifier with a peer-to-peer application server, registering a peer-to-peer application with a device-to-device server, sending a peer-to-peer service request to the peer-to-peer application server, and receiving network assistance in...

07/24/14 - 20140206349 - Obtaining, by a terminal, of information relating to access to a service
A method is provided with which a terminal can obtain information relating to a radio environment. The method includes the following steps: a discovery device receives a request from the terminal to discover a radio environment; the discovery device determines a list comprising a plurality of access points that belong...

07/24/14 - 20140206350 - Method and apparatus for providing detection of a compatible network
An approach is provided for searching and detecting cells. System synchronization sequences are detected. An information block on a control channel of one of a plurality of networks is decoded, in response to the detected synchronization sequences. The synchronization sequences are independent of the networks. The information block includes a...

07/24/14 - 20140206351 - Method and apparatus for an adaptive filter architecture
A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method for identifying a spectral region in a radio frequency spectrum for initiating a communication session having a transmission link and a reception link, determining a correlation factor from signals measured in the spectral region, detecting...

07/17/14 - 20140199998 - Distributed mobile access point acquisition
Providing for distributed access point management for access to a mobile network is described herein. By way of example, an interface application maintained at a Femto cell base station (BS) can facilitate initial power up and/or acquisition for a Femto user terminal (UT). Upon start-up, a bootstrap process is utilized...

07/10/14 - 20140194116 - Method for scanning in a multi-mode multi-antenna device
A method and system are provided in which a device comprising a first or main phase locked loop (PLL) and a second or reference PLL, is operable to communicate utilizing a first and a second receiving antenna. The first PLL may generate a first signal based on a reference signal...

07/10/14 - 20140194117 - Device and method for selecting a cell according to a speed of a terminal in a mobile communication network
The present invention defines an efficient method for (re)selecting a cell according to a speed of a terminal in a HetNet where cells having various regions such as macro cells, pico cells and femto cells are arranged in the same frequency band in a mobile communication system. A cell selection...

06/26/14 - 20140179311 - Cell search method and system and terminal device
Embodiments of the present invention provide a cell search method and a system, and a terminal device. The cell search method includes selecting at least two antennas and each cell searcher corresponding to each antenna, configuring cell search parameters for each cell searcher, where the cell search parameters include a...

06/26/14 - 20140179312 - Systems and methods for network curation
Systems and methods for network curation are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method comprises scanning, by a mobile device, an area to identify a network device for accessing a network, receiving, by the mobile device, a network identifier associated with the network device, providing a curation indicator request to a...

06/19/14 - 20140171070 - Expanded neighbor list for cell reselection
A user equipment (UE) may expand a neighbor list available to the UE to avoid neighbor information error caused by an unexpected leakage of distant time division synchronous code division multiple access (TD-SCDMA) cells. The neighbor list, may be expanded by combining previously received neighbor information with currently received neighbor...

06/19/14 - 20140171071 - Systems and methods for searching for radio access technologies
A method for searching for radio access technologies by a wireless communication device is described. The method includes initiating a search for one or more radio access technologies. The method also includes determining if the wireless communication device has low mobility. The method also includes suspending the search when a...

06/19/14 - 20140171072 - Apparatus and method of calculating available channels considering priority in tvws
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method of calculating available channels considering a priority in a TVWS. An apparatus for calculating available channels considering a priority in a TVWS according to the present invention includes: a communication module configured to receive a request for information on usable available channels from...

06/19/14 - 20140171073 - Discovery signal transmission/reception method and apparatus for use in mobile communication system
A discovery signal transmission/reception method and an apparatus for improving energy efficiency of the system are provided. The discovery signal transmission method of a base station in a mobile communication system according to the present disclosure includes acquiring a discovery signal configuration of a neighbor cell, transmitting the discovery signal...

06/19/14 - 20140171074 - Communication system
A communication system is described in which a base station operating in a hybrid or closed access mode requests deletion of the copy of the CSG-Id list maintained at the corresponding mobility management entity in the core network, when the base station changes its operation mode to an open (non-CSG)...

06/12/14 - 20140162635 - Traffic steering across cell-types
Concepts and technologies are described herein for traffic steering across cell-types. According to one aspect disclosed herein, a mobile device enables radio access network (“RAN”) selection across multiple cell-types, including, but not limited to, macro cells, metro cells, femto cells, pico cells, and the like, based upon network conditions, local...

06/12/14 - 20140162636 - Device-based idle mode load balancing
Concepts and technologies are described herein for device-based idle mode load balancing. According to one aspect disclosed herein, a mobile device can receive a cell information message that includes load information of a current camping cell on which the mobile device is currently camping and load information of at least...

06/12/14 - 20140162637 - Method and apparatus for selective discovery using customer category in device to device communication service
A method and an apparatus for selective discovery using a customer category in a device-to-device (D2D) communication service is disclosed. A method of selectively discovering service providing devices that provide services via D2D communication using a mobile communication network includes receiving, by a server for managing information about the service...

06/12/14 - 20140162638 - Service-assisted network access point selection
Embodiments enable prioritization and selection of network access points (NAP) by a computing device using NAP attribute values. The computing device obtains the attribute values based on a location of the computing device and/or proximate NAPs detected by the computing device. The obtained attribute values are compared to a state...